Lectures on civil and religious liberty: with reflections on the constitutions of France and England; and on the violent writers, who have distinguished themselves in the controversy about their comparative goodness; and particularly on Mr. Burke and Mr. Paine. To which are added, two sermons, on the “Influence of religion on the death of good men”

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Page 343 - For it was not an enemy that reproached me ; Then I could have borne it : Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me ; Then I would have hid myself from him : But it was thou, a man mine equal, My guide, and mine acquaintance. We took sweet counsel together, And walked unto the house of God in company.
Page 318 - Lo ! these were they, whose souls the Furies steel'd, And curs'd with hearts unknowing how to yield. Thus unlamented pass the proud away, The gaze of fools, and pageant of a day ! So perish all, whose breast ne'er learn'd to glow For others good, or melt at others woe.
Page 338 - And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.
Page 357 - I count not myfelf to have apprehended ; but this one thing I do, forgetting thofe things which are behind, and reaching forth unto thofe things which are before, I prefs toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Chrift Jefus.
Page 1 - Lord sware unto thy fathers, to cast out all thine enemies from before thee, as the Lord hath spoken. And when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments, which the Lord our God hath commanded you ? then thou shalt say unto thy son, We were Pharaoh's bondmen in Egypt ; and the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand...
Page 54 - Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped. Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
Page 8 - He made him ride on the high places of the earth, That he might eat the increase of the fields; And he made him to suck honey out of the rock, And oil out of the flinty rock...
Page 108 - ... in contempt of the choice of the Revolution Society, who have not a single vote for a king amongst them...
Page 109 - his majesty's heirs and successors, each in their time and order, will come to the crown with the same contempt of their choice with which his majesty has succeeded to that he wears...
Page 317 - Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, To the uttermost parts of the pit. They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, They shall consider thee: ' Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, 'That did shake kingdoms; ' That made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof, ' That let not loose his prisoners to their home?

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